South Carolina St defeats Bethune-Cookman 20-14

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) Adrian Kollock Jr. hit Austin Smith in stride on a 49-yard touchdown pass with 33 seconds remaining to give South Carolina State a 20-14 victory over Bethune-Cookman on Saturday.

The Bulldog defense then sacked Quentin Williams for the eighth time to end the game.

Antonio Hamilton gave SCSU (5-3, 3-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) a 14-7 lead with 7:29 remaining in the third when he returned a punt 91 yards for the score.

The Wildcats (6-2, 3-1) tied the game with :50 remaining when Donald Smith grabbed a fumbled snap and returned it 3 yards for the score.

Just 17 seconds later Smith hauled in the pass and broke three tackles to get into the end zone for the victory.

This was the first conference road loss for Bethune-Cookman since 2011.

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide—from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Andy Staples, Grant Wahl, and more—delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.